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The Life of Mr. Baseball: Stories from Coach Cutler

The Life of Mr. Baseball: Stories from Coach Cutler

by Jim Cutler
The Life of Mr. Baseball: Stories from Coach Cutler

The Life of Mr. Baseball: Stories from Coach Cutler

by Jim Cutler


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In his inspiring first book, The Life of Mr. Baseball, Coach Jim Cutler shares stories about a protective pet crow, the miracle of plastic surgery for a child's birth defect, his challenges beekeeping and making homemade wine, flying down the Snake River, escapades on the golf course, leading a Virginia baseball team to a state championship, coaching a future famous Navy SEAL, and having an inoperable 100 percent blocked artery then living to tell about it. He also has written these memories in the middle of stage 4 lung cancer, dictating many of the pieces to his daughter. Coach Cutler's stories will motivate you to live to the fullest. To face challenges with humor and courage. To not give up. To endure. He speaks to the heart throughout his moving writing in this wonderful collection. And he will definitely put a smile on your face as you find yourself saying along with this one-of-a-kind man, "Hey, we had fun, didn't we?" As Brian "Iron Ed" Hiner, Navy SEAL Lieutenant Commander (Ret.) (Author of GUTS: Greatness Under Tremendous Stress; Los Angeles Times Bestselling Author of First, Fast, Fearless), says, "Coach Cutler gives us a peek behind the curtain of the character of one of the winningest baseball coaches in Virginia history. I've known Coach for almost 40 years, and in his book, I got to relive our relationship and hear the stories of one of our unsung heroes who always served others with his heart and soul. In his words and in his kindness he will make you want to be a better person."

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780983543541
Publisher: Onion Scribe Publishing
Publication date: 05/26/2021
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.36(d)

About the Author

Coach Jim Cutler, known as "Mr. Baseball" to his community, was a lifetime teacher and coach in Bedford, Virginia. Coaching baseball from 1960 to 2006, he earned 513 victories. Career highlights include a Virginia State Baseball Championship (AA) in 1977 and coaching in the U.S. Olympic Festival in Houston in 1986. He was named Virginia State Coach of the Year in 1996, inducted into the Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame in 1996 and the VHSL Hall of Fame in 2001. He was given a key to the City of Bedford. A life-long athlete himself, Coach Cutler ran four marathons in one year, participated in several triathlons, and at 82 maintains a golf handicap of 8. Raising four children, he always put family first, including his amazing wife and wonderful kids in many of his adventures.

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